Let Loose: Have Fun in Alexandria This Weekend
ALEXANDRIA, VA -Have you had a rough week at work? Put it out of your mind, at least until Monday. Take a break, and enjoy these events.
First Annual Old Town Festival of Speed & Style
Sunday, May 19
10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. (Register for the free event HERE)
200 King Street
Hear the roar of classic cars from the Fifties, Sixties, and Seventies as they take over the lower three blocks of King Street. There will be fashion events and more! All proceeds from the show will benefit ACT for Alexandria. Register to show your car HERE.
Maceo Parker at the Birchmere
Saturday, May 18
Showtime: 7:30 p.m. ($45 per ticket)
3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
The music legend comes to town for one night only! See a funk music innovator, who played alongside James Brown, George Clinton, and Prince. You’re sure to stay on your feet! For info and tickets, CLICK HERE.
Spring Wine Festival and Sunset Tour
Friday, May 17–Sunday, May 19
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (Admittance price varies by day)
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Be a part in the biggest event of the year held at the first president’s home! For more information, CLICK HERE.
Geoffrey Johnson Solo Exhibition
Friday, May 17
6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (Free event)
208 King Street
Twenty new paintings by the artist will be on display. Many will feature his trip to Europe last year. CLICK HERE for more information.
Veterans Comedy Show with Armed Services Arts Partnership
Friday, May 17
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. (Ticket prices vary)
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union Street
The evening full of comedy will feature veterans, current service members, and military families. Find out more information HERE.